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Supercomputer Weather: When The Rain Comes

Light rain is now falling in Wellington as a low pressure system moves onto the country bringing much needed rains throughout the North Island.

The above image from the NOAA weather supercomputer’s short range forecast model shows the path of the wet weather system over the country in the next 30 hours. Rain is shown in the coloured lines with each line representing 1mm of rain in a six hour period.

Click on the links below to see the forecast path of the wet weather system, and see how much rain is forecast for your area.
This morning:
This afternoon:
This evening:

Unfortunately this week’s spell of rain is not forecast to bring much rain to the drought affected South Island with the system expected to swiftly move off the country to the East.

However, as the image below shows, more April rains may well arrive just in time for black Friday April the 13th, and the Easter break.

Links to images showing the path of the Easter rain system…
April 11th:
April 12th am:
April 12th pm:
April 13th:

Note: These images are taken from the outer limits of the NOAA medium range forecast model and cannot be considered particularly reliable.

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